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English definition of “better”

better

verb [T]     /ˈbet.ər/ US  /ˈbet̬.ɚ/
to improve a situation : The organization was established to better conditions for the disabled .Making things betterBecoming better better yourself to improve your social position , often by getting a better job or education : He tried to better himself by taking evening classes .Making things betterBecoming better
(Definition of better verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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